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Gestapo Headquarters

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Address: ul. Pomorska 2, Krakow 30-039, Poland
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+48 12 633 14 14
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Randomly stumbled across this little museum in krakow after reading reviews on trip advisor. Only a 15 minute walk from the main square. Only a small museum but very informative... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a museum about the occupation of krakow with terrible tales from people of their experiences and details some of the noticeable people's lives. What makes this place is the prison with the inscriptions on the walls. Harrowing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the impression that this would be a museum with much to see. But there was only one room with much text and posters, and one small room with the cell blocks. We finished the museum after 20 min. Missed more information on Gestapo activities in Krakow. This covered Krakow from the German occupation and the Soviet from 45... More 

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Thank Roar T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Randomly stumbled across this little museum in krakow after reading reviews on trip advisor. Only a 15 minute walk from the main square. Only a small museum but very informative in regards to the German occupation of krakow. For anyone who has an interest in the war this is definitely worth a visit.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Most people stay in the old town area of Krakow and this is a 15 minute walk away from it. Entry is through a large double gate that leads into a courtyard. On the immediate right are some steps that lead down to the holding cells. Here are over 600 messages scratched onto the walls. Some have been highlighted with... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Went in November could not find it at first and when we did it was not worth it it covered 1940 up to 1989 just give it a miss only 5 rooms to look round 7z

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I think that more could be made of this museum to demonstrate the horrors that took place here. it is too sanitised and poor compared to other story telling assets

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The museum is such a small place, almost hidden near downtown Krakow. But the visit is a deep experience. By paying a cheap admission (around 2 euros, only) you have access to documents, photos, objects and general artifacts used in WWII. While you visit around, it's possible to hear the sound of cars braking, dogs barking and people screaming, what... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Well worth a visit, although a 20 minute walk from the old town. Very interesting small museum with information about the subsequent Russian regime as well as WW2, Facts about various ordinary individuals, showing human strengths and weaknesses during such turmoil. Can visit the cells where people were held and interrogated during the war, with personal wall carvings of former... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We visited the 'Gestapo HQ Museum' at Pomorska 2 by walking there from the old town, about a 10-15 minute walk. On arrival we saw the memorial outside the museum and then entered the Gestapo holding cells, which have various messages and names scratched into the walls! We then went into the main museum that is not large but very... More 

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North Ferriby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the Gestapo Headquarters the day after visiting Auschwitz. We walked to the museum from The Golden Tulip using google maps ( 15 minute walk) The museum is hidden away and you walk through some metal gates and into a courtyard. The museum takes you through a journey of the troubles Krakow faced during WW11 and afterwards with the... More 

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